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Holiday Luggage Inc. recalls Austin House immersion travel water heater

Starting date:
June 1, 2015
Posting date:
June 1, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Electrical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53561

Affected products

Austin House immersion travel water heater

Product description

This recall involves the Austin House immersion travel water heater model CH101. The recalled immersion water heaters are used to heat liquids during travel. The product consists of a heating element and a three-foot white or black power cord with a non-grounded polarized plug.

The style numbers below are included in the recall:
Style Number UPC Certification Authorization Number
AH19WH01 063627011378 UL E89413
12007HG15 067012925240 UL E89413

 

Hazard identified

A voltage surge can occur when the immersion water heater is immersed in liquid, which poses an electric shock hazard.

In Canada, an incident of electric shock was reported to Health Canada in relation to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 1,531 immersion water heaters of style AH19WH01 were sold at various retailers in Canada. The number of units of style 12007HG15 that were sold is unknown.

Time period sold

The immersion water heaters of style AH19WH01 were sold in Canada from February 2014 to April 2015 and the units of style 12007HG15 were sold from 2004 to 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Manufacturer
Chun Tai Electric Co Ltd.
Taipei
CHINA
Distributor
Holiday Luggage Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water immersion heaters and return the product to Holiday Luggage Inc. for a full refund and compensation for postage.

For additional information, consumers may contact Holiday Luggage Inc. toll-free at 1-866-325-0660 ext.337, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday, or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.